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Today's News

  • Shelby students shine in STLP

    Students from across Shelby County Public Schools submitted work ranging from digital photography to video production online to be judged for a chance to compete at STLP’s state championship.

    Simpsonville’s Will Stivers advances to state competition with his original photo, Cotton Ball.

  • Graduation will remain June 2, school will end June 4

    Shelby County Public Schools has found a way to please just about everybody.

    After several people were up in arms about moving graduation and having to attend school on Monday, June 4, the district has found a way to keep that early graduation date.

  • One more month on I-64 widening

    Those of you who may have noticed that construction barrels were taken down on Interstate 64 in Simpsonville this week could be disappointed to learn that is only a temporary condition, officials say.

    Andrea Clifford, public information officer for the Transportation Cabinet’s District 5, said the barrels were removed temporarily to rearrange the work area.

  • Election 2012: Shelbyville City Council: Alan Matthews

    With almost a decade on the Shelbyville City Council, Democrat Alan Matthews says he still enjoys serving the community.

    "I would like to continue serving on the council, showing leadership in decisions that make Shelbyville a great place to live, work and raise a family," he said.

    A lifelong Shelbyville resident, Matthews and his wife Rosetta live in Town and Country. Their son, Alex, is a senior at the University of Kentucky, and their daughter, Kate, works for the University of Louisville athletic department.

  • Mount Eden man pleads not-guilty in pistol-whipping

    TAYLORSVILLE – A Mount Eden man facing charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment charges for allegedly pistol-whipping and assaulting a woman entered a not-guilty plea in Spencer County District Court on Friday.

  • Arts Briefs: March 30, 2012

    Boone’s Kentucky story
    in library program Thursday

    Scott New will potray Daniel Boone during a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Public Library. Coming Into Kentucky, sponsored by the Painted Stone Settelrs, Inc., is free to the public.

  • Woman in ‘puppy mill’ case pleads to 1 count

    NEW CASTLE – During a pretrial hearing last week in Henry County Circuit Court, Terri L. Smith, 51, of Campbellsburg waived her right to a jury trial and entered a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals, a Class A misdemeanor.

    Smith, 51, had been charged with 218 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in December, after Henry County officials raided the property she and her husband, Kenneth H. Smith, 71, shared on Allyson Lane in rural Henry County.

  • Easter services 2012

    Bethel AME

    Holy Week revival will be at 7 p.m. nightly, Wednesday through Friday, at 412 Henry Clay Street. The evangelist’s The Thundering Voices of the Coalition Pastor’s of Greater Shelby Countywill be presented. Music will be by local choirs. All churches are encouraged to attend and all are welcome.

     

    Centenary United Methodist

  • Church news: March 30, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

    Bethesda Church of God
    The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

  • SCHS finishes 2nd, Kirby 1st, in air rifle

    The defending champion Shelby County High School air rifle team finished second – but did have the top two individual finishers – at last weekend’s 2012 National JROTC Precision Team Championship in Anniston, Ala.

    Junior Heather Kirby finished first overall in the precision championship, while her teammate, senior Connor Davis, the defending champ, came in second.

     

    Olsson signs with Midway College